Diethylene glycol

Diethylene glycol (also known as DEG, 2,2-oxydiethanol and glycol ether ether diglycol) is a colourless and odourless liquid with the formula C4H10O3. It is soluble both in water and in many organic compounds and has hygroscopic properties which makes it a useful industrial chemical. It can be used in the tobacco industry, in gas dehydration, as a chemical intermediate and as cement grinding aid.

Product information

Substance name: diethylene glycol
EC no: 203-875-2
Cas No: 111-46-6
Reach registration No: 01-2119457857-21
Formula: C4H10O3

Synonyms: 2,2′ -oxybisethanol / 2,2′-dihydroxydiethyl ether / 2,2-dihydroxydiethyl ether / 2,2′-dihydroxyethyl ether / 2,2-dihydroxyethyl ether / 2,2-oxy-bis(ethanol) / 2,2′-oxydiethanol / 2,2-oxydiethanol / 2,2′-oxyethanol / 2-2-hydroxyethoxy)ethanol / 2-hydroxyethyl ether / 3-oxa-1,5-pentanediol / 3-oxapentamethylene-1,5-diol / 3-oxapentane-1,5-diol / beta,beta’-dihydroxydiethyl ether / beta,beta-dihydroxydiethyl ether / bis(2-hydroxyethyl)ether / bis(beta-hydroxyethyl)ether / bissolvant APV / brecolane NDG / carbitol (=2,2′-oxy-bis(ethanol) / cellosolve (=2,2′-oxy-bis(ethanol) / deactivator E / deactivator H / DEG / dicol / digenos / diglycol / digol / dihydroxydiethyl ether / dissolvant APV / ethanol, 2,2′-oxybis- / ethylenediglycol / glycol ether / glycolethyl ether / oxapentane-1,5-diol / oxypentane-1,5-diol / TL4N

Hazardous information

UN Number: NA
Un Proper Shipping name: NA
Class: NA
Packing group: NA

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